A Novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID‐19): Important tips on food safety

  • Nabi Shariatifar Mail
  • Ebrahim Molaee-aghaee
Food Safety, Covid19, inactivation


Coronaviruses include viruses that cause colds and seasonal flu. COVID-19 belongs to the Coronaviruses family that causes acute respiratory involvement. Diseases such as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) are also part of the Coronavirus family. COVID-19 is a new strain of this virus that has not been previously identified in humans and was first detected in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China (1). Food contamination can occur through the hands, sneezing and coughing of workers responsible for the preparation and packaging of food, and according to the World Health Organization's findings, consumption of contaminated raw and unclean food can cause human disease (2).  


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How to Cite
Shariatifar N, Molaee-aghaee E. A Novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID‐19): Important tips on food safety. J Food Safe & Hyg. 5(1):58-59.